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Senior Project Manager - Lanham, MD 

Location: Lanham, Maryland  

Centennial is a national leader in renovation, infrastructure improvements, new construction, sustainable initiatives and emergency services for facility owners. We operate a nationwide network of more than 30 offices led by construction professionals who share a common goal: to keep promises, honor commitments and exceed client expectations. Our performance helps forge strong partnerships, which are strengthened over time.
As the nation's foremost practitioner of Job Order Contracting (JOC) project delivery, Centennial tailors its performance-based approach to best address owner requirements. Centennial adapts its proven systems to ably address project intricacies, whether through Design-Build, Integrated Delivery, Construction Management, On-Call Construction, Engineering and Services or Facility Management.
Centennial serves institutions, government agencies and private industry. As a member of the Bilfinger Engineering and Services Group, Centennial helps clients better control day-to-day expenditures, lower energy consumption and reduce facility management costs.
People constitute Centennial's key differentiator - professionals committed to operating at the forefront of performance-based construction and contributing daily to mutually beneficial, long-term client partnerships.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • B.S. degree in Construction Management, engineering, or related field plus a minimum of eight years experience or a minimum of ten years related experience in the construction industry with a commercial or industrial general contractor
  • Extensive experience in the management and coordination of multiple projects and subcontractors/vendors at multiple sites or large projects at a single site 
  • Healthcare experience desired
  • Very experienced in producing detailed fixed price estimates and has the ability to use RS means or other published unit price books to produce detailed line item estimates
  • Expertise with MS Word, MS Excel, estimating and scheduling software
  • Extensive knowledge of construction means and methods
  • Excellent understanding of the principles, methods, and techniques of Engineering 
  • Strong negotiating skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Excellent time management and organizational skills
  • Must provide verification of being fully vaccinated against COVID-19 or present the basis for an accommodation upon hire, if not currently employed by Centennial. In some instances, government and client mandates may present alternative or additional terms
  • Ability to work well in a team environment
  • Ability and willingness to mentor and provide guidance to other team members 

Scope of Responsibility: 


Manages multiple projects (1-10 projects simultaneously, ranging from $2,000 to $2,000,000 each or $3,000,000 or more annually). May be assigned critical and/or high profile contracts when appropriate. Responsible for CPM and/or MS Project scheduling and project cost control and Risk Management. Performs estimating duties when required. Coordinates with Project Architects, Engineers, and Superintendents. Helps manage and mentor less senior team members and may fulfill SSR duties in the absence of the Project General Manager. Responsible for job order contract administration, data entry, scope of work development, cost estimates, proposals development, subcontractor buyout and coordination, project meetings, project records and documents, managing customer relations and expectations.   


Position Duties:


  • Manage delivery order execution in accordance with contract requirements and project management procedures
  • Attend pre-issuance site visits to determine existing conditions and client needs
  • Develop detailed project scope of work to include Visio or AutoCad drawings, renderings, preliminary approximations of types of materials to be used and basic quantity counts
  • Review the proposal scope of work, specifications, and drawings to ensure they clearly define the project requirements and client expectations 
  • Prepare estimates based on technical specifications, scope of work and drawings or sketches; to include detailed quantity take-offs for each job order and enter line items into on-site computer containing the Unit Price Book software
  • Perform independent review of detailed estimates prepared by others
  • Confirm all necessary line items are included in the estimate and any unnecessary items are excluded
  • Develop project work packages for each definable feature of work and solicit detailed proposal information from at least proposals for each work package
  • Coordinate subcontractor buyout; to include arranging and attending site visits with subcontractors, tracking subcontractor proposals and entering required data in project management software
  • Review subcontractor proposals to ensure compliance with project requirements
  • Prepare proposal package for submission to client and attend negotiations to support the proposal as submitted
  • Negotiate with subcontractors and preparing detailed subcontractor agreements
  • Establish and track required submittals
  • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules
  • Coordinate project close-out; to include obtaining required documentation, assisting in pre-final inspections and As-Built drawings 
  • Perform SSR duties in their absence
  • Ensure compliance with Centennial’s Health, Safety, Environment and Quality (HSEQ) guidelines and procedures along with all local requirements (OSHA, USACE EM385.1.1, etc.)
  • Responsible for notifying supervisor if an HSEQ infraction is observed


Please reach out to Kelly Cocca Baker (281) 714 - 6883 for any questions related to this position. 

Centennial Contractors Enterprises Inc.  is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veterans/Disabled. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or other legally protected characteristics.

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